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    US starts WHO withdrawal

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on July 09, 2020

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organisation, making good on threats to deprive the...

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    Global experts warn of COVID-19 airborne threat

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:30pm on July 07, 2020

    As countries ease their lockdowns, authorities need to recognise the coronavirus can spread through the air far beyond the two meters urged in social distancing...

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    WHO says it first issued virus alert, not China

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:12am on July 05, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to ‘wake up’ to the realities on the ground instead of bickering,...

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    WHO warns pandemic far from over

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:41am on June 30, 2020

    Six months on from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the WHO said Monday it was sending a team to China to work towards finding the source...

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    Worldwide COVID-19 cases reach 9.7 million

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:48pm on June 27, 2020

    The confirmed COVID-19 cases have reached 9,776,963 million globally with 493,609 deaths as of Saturday morning...

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    WHO warns of Europe virus upsurge

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:11am on June 26, 2020

    France reopened the Eiffel Tower to tourists on Thursday after three months of closure because of the coronavirus, ramping up attempts to return to normality...

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    Pandemic accelerating, warns WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:20am on June 23, 2020

    The World Health Organisation sent out a fresh warning on Monday over the dangers of the new coronavirus even as France returned to life by...

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    Coronavirus pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief

    Agence France-Presse. Dubai | Updated at 04:35pm on June 22, 2020

    The novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating and its effects will be felt for decades, the World Health Organization's director-general told an online conference on...

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    WHO eyes millions of doses before 2021

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:30am on June 20, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Thursday that a few hundred million COVID-19 vaccine doses could be produced by the end of the year — and...

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    WHO warns of new phase

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:33am on June 20, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has passed grim milestones as Brazil confirmed  one million infections and Europe chalked up more than 2.5 million Saturday as the World...